WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 4, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading student deals provider, StudentUniverse announced an agreement with Visa today. "We are happy to announce that we now accept V.me by Visa. Our users can fly through checkout with this secure and easy payment option," said VP of Operations Chad Mooney.

"We continue to optimize the user experience, and speed is an important part of that. This integration will allow customers to complete their purchases in fewer steps. It will also help us reduce the risk of fraudulent transactions," Mr. Mooney continued.

About V.me by Visa

V.me by Visa is a new digital wallet service designed to make online payments simple and secure, without the bother of constantly re-entering card account numbers, bill-to and ship-to information. Consumers can store existing Visa and other payment card accounts; use multiple shipping addresses; set transaction alerts for Visa cards based on spending thresholds and other criteria. Please visit www.v.me to learn more.

About StudentUniverse

Boston-based StudentUniverse is a technology company that operates the most visited student deals website/service in the United States. By verifying student status, the company is able to offer its members access to exclusive deals and experiences. The company launched its online service in 2000. Millions of students use the service each year.

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Website: http://www.studentuniverse.com/

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